East Asian Languages & Cultures
B.A., Shanghai Teachers’ University; M.A., University of Iowa
Green Hall 334B
Dai ChenSenior Lecturer in Chinese
Interested in Chinese language pedagogy and second language acquisition.
My research interests encompass a range of topics in Chinese language pedagogy and second language acquisition, including CFL (Chinese as a Foreign Language) curriculum and course design, the relationship between vocabulary and language acquisition, effectiveness of integrating computer technology in Chinese language classroom, and objective Chinese language testing and evaluation.
I have taught all levels of language courses from elementary to advanced level, including Beginning Chinese, Advanced Beginning Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Chinese, and Advanced Conversational Chinese.
I enjoy reading, traveling, cooking, music and playing piano.